Music for Families Series

Four Concerts Just for Families

Bring your family to hear the San Francisco Symphony in four kid-sized classical concerts designed for Bay Area families—great music, fascinating musical discoveries, and a free concert guide to enhance music appreciation at home. 

Recommended for ages 7 and older

Upcoming Concerts this Season

To purchase tickets to a single concert, click on a date below. All concerts at 2pm.

Subscribe to the 2014-15 Music for Families Series

It’s the Music for Families Series as you’ve never seen it before! Bring the entire family to learn about orchestralmusic and interact with conductor Edwin Outwater and the San Francisco Symphony in exciting, unexpected, and often hilarious ways. Featuring HARMONIA, the Davies Symphony Hall onboard computer, and other musical friends, these concerts will illustrate the scope of a symphony orchestra’s abilities and engage you and your kids with the transformative possibilities of music in our everyday lives. Subscribe to get four Saturday concerts at 2pm, free activity guide and materials for each concert, plus subscriber benefits. 

Welcome to Hayes Valley

Come to Music for Families Concerts and Enjoy special Hayes Valley discounts

Make a day of it! With charming cafes, tree-lined streets, and sunny parks, idyllic Hayes Valley is a delightful neighborhood in which to spend the afternoon before or after your concert.

Music for Families ticketholders enjoy special discounts from our neighborhood establishments. Simply show your ticket on the day of your concert to receive any—or all—of the discounts below!

Discounts cannot be used with any other offers and are subject to availability. Hayes Valley locations only.

Hayes Valley locations only.


20% discount and a complimentary macaroon for any purchase of $10 or more!

Modern, cheerful, and always delicious, Miette is San Francisco’s most charming pastry shop. The Hayes Valley shop is filled with old fashioned candy, confections from around the world, and artisanal treats made by Miette since 2001.


10% discount off your order!

Patxi’s combines the freshest ingredients with traditional pizza-making techniques to create supremely delectable pizza. Their specialty is authentic Chicago style deep-dish pizza, and they also offer thin crust pizza.


Neighborhood reward!

In the pursuit of creating better ice cream, Robyn Sue Fisher spent two years developing a one-of-a-kind ice cream machine named Brrr. Smitten’s uniqueness stems from its ability to make the smoothest, tastiest ice cream from scratch in 60 seconds. How? Brrr runs on liquid nitrogen!


Macy’s is proud to give back to our community and to support Music for Families. We’re saying “thank you” by giving you your very own sale day!
Come in to your local Macy’s and pick up your 15% off savings pass.

Exclusions apply. See savings pass for details.


Patron Services

We are available to assist you:
Phone: (415) 864-6000
In Person: Grove Street, between Van Ness and Franklin

Mon - Fri: 10am - 6pm
Sat: Noon - 6pm
Sun: Two hours prior to concerts

Mailing Address: 
Patron Services
Davies Symphony Hall
201 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102
Fax:  (415) 554-0108


Calling All Kids!

Come have fun with music at the newly redesigned, the Symphony's website for families to learn about music. 

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